SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Ponch better known as the “Bay bridge dog” is going home after an exhaustive search for an ideal owner.
The selection came down to several finalists who met Animal Care and Control’s criteria. Taking into consideration that Ponch is nervous dog who loves to run.
Ponch’s new home and family are perfectly suited for him and he headed to his new home on Thursday at 1:00 pm.
The owner the Chihuahua mix never came forward to claim him, according to San Francisco Animal Care and Control officials.
The dog, which has been identified as a roughly 4-year-old male, led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase in the westbound lanes of the bridge around 7 a.m. Officers were eventually able to safely catch the wayward pup.